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Michigan Appellate Panel Reverses Order Affirming Seizure Of Tobacco Product ($$)

A Michigan appellate court in an Oct. 23 unpublished opinion reversed a trial court’s order affirming the Department of Treasury’s seizure and forfeiture of a company’s tobacco product pursuant...
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 7, 2018 19:07
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Rhode Island Superior Court Judge Strikes Down Tobacco Ordinance ($$)

A local Rhode Island ordinance that requires stores selling tobacco to obtain a “dealer’s license” and pay an annual $100 fee was rejected as unconstitutional on Oct. 30...
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 7, 2018 19:05
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Dismissal Of Claim Juul Misrepresents Nicotine Levels Denied In California ($$)

In an Oct. 30 holding, a California federal judge found that purported class claims that JUUL Labs Inc. misrepresents the amount of nicotine in its electronic cigarettes are...
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 7, 2018 19:04
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[Kentucky] Farmer Charged With Fraud Scheme Against Federal Crop Reinsurer ($$)

The U.S. government in a Nov. 1 indictment filed in a Kentucky federal court accuses a farmer of fraudulently submitting statements to a government agency that reinsures his...... rented farmland in Kentucky and produced tobacco, among other crops. From
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 7, 2018 19:03
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[Kentucky] Farmer Seeks Later Trial Date Over Charges Of Fraud On Crop Insurance ($$)

Citing a “large volume of discovery,” a farmer accused by the U.S. government of submitting false reports regarding federally reinsured crop insurance policies on Nov. 2 asked a...
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 7, 2018 19:02
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[Europe, UK] Imperial to build up inventory worth 30 mln stg ahead of Brexit

Imperial Brands plans to build inventories next year, to avoid any potential supply disruption that might arise with Brexit, it said on Tuesday. The maker of Gauloises and Winston cigarettes said it plans to build up around 30 million pounds ($39.19 mill
Reuters
added Nov 7, 2018 19:00
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[California] Juul must face lawsuit over e-cigarette nicotine potency - judge

partially rejected Juul’s argument that the federal Tobacco Control Act preempted the plaintiffs’ claims that its advertising and labeling violated various states’ laws.
Reuters
added Nov 7, 2018 18:57
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Indonesia to keep tobacco excise steady in 2019 -minister

Indonesia will keep excise rates on tobacco products unchanged next year, the country’s industry minister Airlangga Hartarto said on Monday, making it the first year since 2014 that rates have not been hiked.
Reuters
added Nov 7, 2018 18:56
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Two years in, Trump holds stock market bragging rights

Along with telecommunications, food and tobacco companies, automakers on average have fared worst among 27 industry group’s since Trump’s election.
Reuters
added Nov 7, 2018 18:56
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Imperial Brands reported sales up, profit down on write-off

reported higher full-year revenue on Tuesday, helped by market share gains, although profit was hurt by a write-off related to the bankruptcy of distributor Palmer & Harvey. The maker of Gauloises and Winston cigarettes reported revenue of 30.5 billion p
Reuters
added Nov 7, 2018 18:55
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